Easy Chopped Chicken Salad

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  1. Easy Chopped Chicken Salad

    SaladThis quick and simple salad is a delicious solution to the age-old question, “What’s for dinner?” It’s filled with wholesome ingredients, protein and fiber to enhance your hard-earned fitness results.

    Keep these simple ingredients on hand in your fridge and throw this salad together a few times each week to reduce the number of meals you eat out or order in.

    Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com

    What You Need
    Serves 6

    For the Salad

    • 2 cooked chicken breasts, chopped
    • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
    • One Tablespoon red onion, minced
    • ½ cup cucumber, chopped
    • 4 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
    • 4 strips, cooked nitrate-free bacon, chopped
    • 1 avocado, chopped

    For the Dressing

    • ⅛ cup olive oil
    • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1 packet stevia
    • One teaspoon crushed garlic
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard


    1. Combine all of the salad ingredients in a large salad bowl. Mix to combine.
    2. Combine all of the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Drizzle over the salad and serve.

    One serving equals: 218 calories, 12g fat, 189mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, and 22g protein

  2. Mango & Black Bean Chicken Salad

    Here’s a salad recipe that’s hearty, quick and satisfies even the pickiest of eaters! With tender, roasted chicken, flavorful black beans and sweet, tangy mango, this salad hits every flavor note without guilt. Whether you’re making a quick dinner, a lunch-to-go, or serving up a meal for company – this salad is truly a winner.

    As another serving option, you could present the salad on large lettuce leaves or place over shredded green cabbage. Also feel free to experiment with the ingredients – swap out the black beans for your favorite type bean and switch up the protein from chicken to turkey or sausage. Enjoy!

    Servings: 6

    Here’s what you need for this salad…

    • 1 (15oz) can of black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 small mango, pitted, peeled and diced
    • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or more to taste
    • 1 Tablespoon fresh orange juice
    • 3 Tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
    • 1 cup chopped roasted chicken, chopped
    • 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
    • Salt and pepper, to taste


    1. Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl and refrigerate until you’re ready to serve. Enjoy!

    Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 287 calories, 2g fat, 24mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate, 11g fiber, and 22g protein

  3. Ranch Chicken Salad

    Cook at home.  Homemade meals are usually lower in fat, salt, and cholesterol and higher in fiber and nutrients. When you do the cooking you control the ingredients and the cooking method.

    This Chicken salad is not only tasty, but a healthier fare than many mayonnaise based chicken salads.

    Minutes to Prepare: 15

    Number of Servings: 4


    • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
    • 1/4 cup low-fat sour cream
    • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
    • 1 tsp grated lime zest (peel)
    • 1 lime, halved
    • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
    • 1/4 tsp ground red pepper
    • 4 portions cooked chicken breast (about 1 lb) cut into bite-size pieces
    • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 can (11 oz) whole kernel corn, drained
    • 1 red bell pepper, diced
    • 1/2 red onion, chopped
    • 2 heads Bibb lettuce, separated into leaves, washed (optional) (not figured into nutritional)



    1.Mix mayo, sour cream, cilantro, lime zest, lime juice, cumin and ground red pepper.

    2. Stir in chicken, beans, corn, bell pepper and onion.

    3. Divide lettuce evenly among four plates and top with a portion of the chicken salad.


    Nutritional Info

    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 394.5
    • Total Fat: 15.5 g
    • Cholesterol: 75.9 mg
    • Sodium: 691.1 mg
    • Total Carbs: 32.3 g
    • Dietary Fiber: 8.5 g
    • Protein: 35.1 g

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(361) 857-5087 info@ypbtrainingstudio.com